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    Report: Hasselbeck Leaving ‘The View’

    NEW YORK - MAY 25:  Media personality Elisabeth Hasselbeck speaks to the media at the Scholastic Parent & Child's "Family of the Year" event at Scholastic Flagship Store on May 25, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Scholastic) *** Local Caption *** Elisabeth Hasselbeck

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    There’s soon to be a lot of room at The View table. Longtime host Elisabeth Hasselbeck will not be returning to the talk show next season after nine years, Us Weekly reports. The news comes on the heels of Joy Behar’s decision earlier this week to depart the show as well. Sources tell Us that market research revealed the conservative host’s lack of popularity with audiences, leading executives to decide not to renew her contract. Reached for comment, a rep for the show said, “Elisabeth Hasselbeck is a valued member of The View and has a long-term contract.”

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